EncartaLabs

Audition Fundamentals

( Duration: 4 Days )

Adobe Audition training course teaches Participants about the cross-platform tools that video and film professionals, broadcast engineers, and audio specialists need for recording, editing, mixing, creating soundtracks, and restoring audio.

By attending Adobe Audition workshop, Participants will learn:

  • High-performance audio playback
  • Royalty free content
  • Native 5.1 surround sound capability
  • Roundtrip editing with Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Open Media Format (OMF) and XML support project exchange with Avid Pro Tools and third-party NLEs

  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows
  • Basic knowledge of audio terminology is recommended

Anyone who wants to use Adobe Audition for music production and composition.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Audio Interfacing

  • Audio interface basics
  • Mac OS X audio setup
  • Windows setup
  • Testing inputs and outputs with Audition (Mac or Windows)
  • Using external interfaces
2

The Audition Environment

  • Audition’s dual personality
  • The Audition Workspace
  • Navigation
3

Basic Editing

  • Opening a file for editing
  • Selecting a region for editing and changing its level
  • Cutting, deleting, and pasting audio regions
  • Cutting and pasting with multiple clipboards
  • Extending and shortening musical selections
  • Simultaneous mixing and pasting
  • Repeating part of a waveform to create a loop
  • Showing waveform data under the cursor
  • Fading regions to reduce artifacts
4

Signal Processing

  • Effects basics
  • Using the Effects Rack
  • Amplitude and Compression effects
  • Delay and echo effects
  • Filter and EQ effects
  • Modulation effects
  • Noise reduction/restoration
  • Reverb effects
  • Special effects
  • Stereo imagery effects
  • Time and Pitch effect
  • Third-party effects (VST and AU)
  • Using the Effects menu
  • Managing presets
5

Audio Restoration

  • About audio restoration
  • Reducing hiss
  • Reducing crackles
  • Reducing pops and clicks
  • Reducing broadband noise
  • De-humming a file
  • Removing artifacts
  • Manual artifact removal
  • Alternate click removal
  • Sound removal
6

Mastering

  • Mastering basics
  • Step 1: equalization
  • Step 2: dynamics
  • Step 3: ambience
  • Step 4: stereo imaging
  • Step 5: “push” the drum hits; then apply the changes
  • Mastering diagnostics
7

Sound Design

  • About sound design
  • Creating rain sounds
  • Creating a babbling brook
  • Creating insects at night
  • Creating an alien choir
  • Creating sci-fi machine effects
  • Creating an alien drone flyby
  • Extracting frequency bands
8

Creating and Recording Files

  • Recording into the Waveform Editor
  • Recording into the Multi-track Editor
  • Checking remaining free space
  • Drag-and-dropping into an Audition Editor
  • Importing tracks as individual files from an audio Compact Disk
  • Importing tracks as a single file from an audio Compact Disk
  • Saving a template
9

Multitrack Editor Orientation

  • About Multitrack production
  • Multitrack and Waveform Editor integration
  • Changing track colors
  • Loop selections for playback
  • Track controls
  • Channel mapping in the Multitrack Editor
  • Side-chaining effects
10

The Multitrack Mixer View

  • Mixer view basics
11

Editing Clips

  • Creating a DJ-style continuous music mix (mixtape) with crossfading
  • Mixing or exporting a collection of clips as a single file
  • Selecting and merging all clips in a track into a single file
  • Editing for length
  • Clip edits: Split, Trim, Volume
  • Extending a clip via looping
12

Creating Music with Sound Libraries

  • About sound libraries
  • Getting started
  • Building a rhythm track
  • Adding percussion
  • Adding melodic elements
  • Using loops with different pitch and tempo
  • Adding effects
13

Recording in the Multi-track Editor

  • Getting ready to record a track
  • Setting up the metronome
  • Recording a part in a track
  • Recording an additional part (overdub)
  • “Punching” over a mistake
  • Composite recording
14

Automation

  • About automation
  • Clip automation
  • Track automation
15

Mixing

  • About mixing
  • Testing Participants acoustics
  • The mixing process
  • Exporting a stereo mix of the song
  • Burning an audio Compact Disk of the song
  • Exporting to SoundCloud

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 3,500 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 20,000 corporate candidates across india and abroad
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands On

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